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  1. Teaching Recent Global History

    Dialogues Among Historians, Social Studies Teachers and Students

    By Diana B. Turk, Laura J. Dull, Robert Cohen, Michael R. Stoll

    Series: Transforming Teaching

    Teaching Recent Global History explores innovative ways to teach world history, beginning with the early 20th century. The authors’ unique approach unites historians, social studies teachers, and educational curriculum specialists to offer historically rich, pedagogically innovative, and...

    Published March 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Teaching U.S. History

    Dialogues Among Social Studies Teachers and Historians

    Edited by Diana Turk, Rachel Mattson, Terrie Epstein, Robert Cohen

    Series: Transforming Teaching

    Teaching U.S. History offers an innovative approach to social studies teaching by connecting historians to real-world social studies classrooms and social studies teachers. In an unusual, even unprecedented, dialogue between scholars and practitioners, this book weds historical theory and practice...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Teaching Authentic Language Arts in a Test-Driven Era

    By Arthur T. Costigan

    Series: Transforming Teaching

    Most pre-service education students are enthusiastic about the progressive, constructivist, and student-centered theory and practice advocated in many teacher education programs and by the National Council of Teachers of English. Yet in actual day-to-day practice, teachers often have trouble...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Where's the Wonder in Elementary Math?

    Encouraging Mathematical Reasoning in the Classroom

    By Judith McVarish

    Series: Transforming Teaching

    This book argues that even in today's high-stakes testing environment, 'teaching to the test' need not be teachers’ only focus as they introduce young children to mathematics. Judith McVarish demonstrates how building a community of learners and using problem solving to engage...

    Published August 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  5. Reinventing the Middle School

    Edited by Thomas S. Dickinson

    Series: Transforming Teaching

    Many contemporary American middle schools are stuck in a state of "arrested development," failing to implement the original concept of middle schools to a varying, though equally corruptive degrees. The individual chapters of the book outline in detail how to counter this dangerous trend, offering...

    Published March 27th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Unauthorized Methods

    Strategies for Critical Teaching

    Edited by Shirley Steinberg, Joe L. Kincheloe

    Series: Transforming Teaching

    This work makes accessible and practicable some of the best theoretical innovation in critical pedagogy of the last decade. Issues of knowledge are explored as the authors consider how an integration of popular culture and cultural studies into the lesson plan can enrich and re-invigorate the...

    Published March 16th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Teaching African American Literature

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Maryemma Graham, Sharon Pineault-Burke, Marianna White Davis

    Series: Transforming Teaching

    This book is written by teachers interested in bringing African American literature into the classroom. Documented here is the learning process that these educators experienced themselves as they read and discussed the stories & pedagogical....

    Published February 16th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Real Learning, Real Work

    School-to-Work As High School Reform

    By Adria Steinberg

    Series: Transforming Teaching

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 5th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Assessment for Equity and Inclusion

    Embracing All Our Children

    Edited by A. Lin Goodwin

    Series: Transforming Teaching

    How students are assessed can determine not only the quality, type, and degree of education they receive, but has long-term consequences for their future. Assessment by standardized testing often labels poor and minority children in ways that exclude them from opportunities, while failing to...

    Published June 17th 1997 by Routledge

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